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League of Legends 4.20 patch notes and pre-season video – “Biggest update to date”

RIOT release the 4.20 notes which is the first patch of the 2015 pre-season.

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2014 | 1

World of Warcraft subscribers back up to 10 million

No huge surprise that players have rushed back for Warlords of Draenor boosting the numbers.

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2014 | 1

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes PC system specs revealed

There was a bit a false alarm regarding the Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes PC specs last week, but there’s no mistake about these ones now being official.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2014 | 0

Dirty Bomb beta trailer talks upgrades, tutorial level

The jovial, er, “Miss Murder” is your host for this update on Dirty Bomb, Splash Damage’s multiplayer FPS title.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2014 | 0

Dragon Age: Inquisition PC players frustrated by controls

The initial response from PC players to the keyboard and mouse control scheme in Dragon Age: Inquisition has not been particularly positive.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2014 | 34

Final Fantasy XIII-2 lists the DLC to be included on PC

As we know, Final Fantasy XIII-2 is coming to the PC on 2 December (with some proper resolution options this time); but maybe you’re also wondering which bits of DLC will be included?

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2014 | 1

Elite: Dangerous team answers more ‘Offline’ questions, clarifies refund eligibility

The latest Elite: Dangerous newsletter (#50) is a busy one, dealing with both the upcoming launch of Beta 3.9 and answering more queries about the removal of offline mode.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2014 | 24

StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void beta will be different from BlizzCon version

The latest developer update primes players for changes before a beta drops.

By Paul Younger | 19 Nov 2014 | 0

Guild Wars 2 patch to improve PvP matchmaking, due 2 December

ArenaNet has spelled out details of a forthcoming patch that will alter the way PvP matchmaking is handled in Guild Wars 2.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2014 | 0

League of Legends updated Summoner’s Rift now live

After a period of testing RIOT opens up the new version for all League of Legends game modes.

By Paul Younger | 19 Nov 2014 | 0

Far Cry 4 PC Port Impressions

Oh dear. It’s been a long road, but at last, I actually have release code of Far Cry 4 in my grubby little hands.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Nov 2014 | 1

Dragon Age: Inquisition PC cutscene stutter fix, removes 30fps lock

Dragon Age: Inquisition has been let loose in some territories today, but seems some people are running into stuttering cut-scene issues with the PC version.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2014 | 2

Assassin’s Creed: Unity patch blog talks performance optimisation

The performance issues in Assassin’s Creed: Unity apparently took Ubisoft by surprise; at least, that’s the line they’re taking in the latest patch blog update.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Nov 2014 | 0

Diablo 3 2.12 PTR server is now live – Patch notes released

As promised, Blizzard pump out the latest changes and launch the Diablo 3 2.12 PTR server.

By Paul Younger | 19 Nov 2014 | 0

Dota 2’s Foreseer’s Contract update adds Oracle this week

Although Dota 2 is still suffering adverse network conditions, Valve are ready to roll out a new hero, fulfill some Compendium promises, and add a bunch of extra additions to the game with the Foreseer’s Contract update.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Nov 2014 | 0

Blizzard dishes out free time and apologises for Warlords of Draenor launch

Warlords of Draenor‘s launch wasn’t exactly a great experience so Blizzard expands their instancing tech.

By Paul Younger | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

Crusader Kings II Patch 2.2.1 released, adds pre-867 diseases

There aren’t many games for which “diseases can now occur prior to 867 AD” would be a patch note, but Crusader Kings II is a bit of a special case when it comes to things like this.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 0

Valve talks Dota 2 network problems on US East and EU West

Dota 2 has been hamstrung by server problems – particularly on US East and EU West – for the last week, and Valve have now posted up details on how they’re dealing with it.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Nov 2014 | 0

Mordheim’s new trailer is 10 minutes of gameplay

Rogue Factor’s take on a game version of Mordheim: City of the Damned (the old Warhammer-themed Games Workshop property) is said to be coming to Early Access “imminently”.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 0

Nvidia 344.75 drivers released for Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition

Not to be outshone by AMD, Nvidia has also released some new drivers geared towards squeezing out some performance increases in Far Cry 4 and Dragon Age: Inquisition.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

AMD 14.11.2 Beta drivers released for Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition

With Far Cry 4 and Dragon Age: Inquisition both available today (in the US at least,) AMD has released new Catalyst 14.11.2 beta drivers promising tip-top optimisation in those games.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

Injustice: Gods Among Us really cheap on Bundle Stars

Bundle Stars have a Warner Bros flash sale on, dropping DC Comics brawler Injustice: Gods Among Us by 80% to a mere €3.99.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Nov 2014 | 0

Resident Evil remake screens include terrifying spiders

Another 19 screenshots have been released of the Resident Evil remake, some of which now offer a look at the Web Spinners.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

AMD walk back from claims that Windows 7 won’t get DirectX 12

Towards the end of last week, it emerged that AMD’s Richard Huddy (their “gaming scientist”) had made some statements at an event called PDXLAN regarding DirectX 12.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 4

Company of Heroes 2: Ardennes Assault Review

Here’s a quick clarification so Company of Heroes 2 players can determine their level of interest in Ardennes Assault: there’s no multiplayer stuff.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Nov 2014 | 1

Dragon Age: Inquisition pops out an ironic launch trailer

Dragon Age: Inquisition launches on 18 November in the US (though only on Friday in Europe,) which means it’s finally time for what must surely be the last trailer.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Nov 2014 | 1

Total War: Attila details the sassy Sassanids

Creative Assembly has been progressively detailing the factions that’ll be playable in upcoming stand-alone title Total War: Attila, and today’s information is about the sassy Sassanid Empire.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Nov 2014 | 0

Rugby Union Team Manager 2015 gameplay trailer shows stats

The management sim is a week away from release and this is what it looks like.

By Paul Younger | 17 Nov 2014 | 0

IncGamers Poll – Elite: Dangerous drops offline play

This week in the IncGamers Poll, we’re canvassing opinions on Frontier’s decision to drop offline play from Elite: Dangerous.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Nov 2014 | 7

Absurdly high-res Battlefield Hardline screens released

When the new batch of Battlefield Hardline screens is 40 megs but only contains three shots, you know you’re in for something with a fairly high resolution.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Nov 2014 | 0